10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Literary Figures, Fourteen Signed Pieces.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM


Literary Figures, Fourteen Signed Pieces. Including: Hermann Hesse signed card; James Fenimore Cooper, check signed 19 November 1843; George Bernard Shaw, photograph signed 14 February 1935; John Greenleaf Whittier clipped signature; Thackeray clipped signature; William Cullen Bryant clipped signature; Alfred Lord Tennyson clipped letter closing with signature; Lord Byron clipped signature; Oliver Wendell Holmes signed card; Ralph Waldo Emerson clipped signature; Charles Dickens clipped signature; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow autograph note signed 11 May 1868; Edwin Forrest secretarial note signed; Robert Browning clipped signature dated 11 June 1885; sizes vary. (14)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Robert Browning, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper, Alfred Lord Tennyson, George Bernard Shaw, Edwin Forrest, Hermann Hesse, Byron